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Roger Clemens Trial

Clemens's Acquittal Does Not Restore His Name

Stanley H. Teitelbaum | Posted 08.26.2012 | Sports
Stanley H. Teitelbaum

His name will be on the ballot this fall along with other besmirched players like Barry Bonds and Sammy Sosa, and voters will face an interesting dilemma.

Jerry Sandusky Is No Judge of Talent on Defense

David Coleman | Posted 08.24.2012 | Crime
David Coleman

As the trial wound down to its inevitable conclusion, Jerry Sandusky's attorney Joe Amendola topped all his prior gaffes and professional missteps with his comments about the inevitability of a guilty verdict.

The Roger Clemens Fiasco

Linda Kenney Baden | Posted 08.25.2012 | Sports
Linda Kenney Baden

The Roger Clemens prosecution debacle has ceased to exist. It's as if the near five-year investigation, near two-year-old indictment, one mistrial for prosecutorial misconduct and near several months long trial never happened.

VOTE: Does Roger Clemens Belong In The Hall Of Fame?

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 08.18.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Cleared in court, Roger Clemens will now take his case before a larger jury: some 600 Hall of Fame voters. Twelve jurors acquitted him ...

The Daily Szep: Roger Clemens Caricature

Paul Szep | Posted 08.18.2012 | Sports
Paul Szep


Roger Clemens Verdict Is In

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 08.18.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON — Roger Clemens was acquitted Monday on all charges that he obstructed and lied to Congress in denying he used performance-enhancing ...

Clemens' Defense Gets Boost From Scientist

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 08.06.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Roger Clemens' defense may have regained the momentum in his perjury trial when a scientist testified that the government's physical evi...

Seventh Inning Stretch in the Trial of Roger Clemens

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 08.05.2012 | Crime
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

The perjury case against Roger Clemens for lying to Congress in 2008 has entered its seventh week; the prosecution having rested after calling 24 witnesses. Most murder trials don't take this long.

Witness Disputes Clemens' Claims About Canseco's Pool Party

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 07.22.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Star-struck at 11 when he saw pitching great Roger Clemens, a 25-year-old man became a witness for prosecutors seeking to convict the fo...

Clemens Accuser: 'I Mispoke' About Evidence

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 07.18.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Roger Clemens' lawyer jabbed his left index finger and hammered away, relentlessly attacking Brian McNamee over his personal life and ac...

Rocket's Lawyer Fires Back At Accuser

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 07.18.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Chided by the judge for what he called a confusing and mostly pointless cross-examination, Roger Clemens' lawyer is finally turning afte...

Clemens' Betrayal Proving Costly In Trial

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 07.16.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Brian McNamee testified that Roger Clemens' lawyers pushed him from reluctant turncoat to angry accuser when they allowed details of McN...

Ex-Trainer: First Gave Clemens Steroids In 1998

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 07.14.2012 | Sports

By JOSEPH WHITE, Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Speaking softly, nervously and in detail, Brian McNamee testified about the life-changing moment wh...

Ex-Drug Dealer Livens Up Clemens Trial

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 07.09.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON — Trying to explain why his book suggested one thing and his testimony said something else, convicted drug dealer Kirk Radomski held ...

Drug Deal Describes Shipments To Roger Clemens' House

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 07.08.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Scolded by the judge for putting on a slow and "boring" trial, prosecutors in the Roger Clemens case livened things up by introducing a ...

Judge Unhappy With Pace Of Clemens Trial

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 07.08.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- The judge in the Roger Clemens perjury trial said jurors were getting bored with the pace of the case and told both sides Tuesday to sto...

Pettitte Takes Stand At Clemens Trial

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 07.01.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON — Andy Pettitte and Roger Clemens sat some 20 feet apart, Pettitte on the witness stand and Clemens at the defense table trying to av...

The Meaning of Clemens II

Kenneth L. Shropshire | Posted 06.30.2012 | Sports
Kenneth L. Shropshire

What is the key lesson to be learned from Clemens II? The obvious one is certainly, do not use performance enhancing drugs. The broader lessen for us non-superstar athletes is an old saw: the punishment for lying is worse than the crime itself.

Judge Limits Pettitte's Testimony In Clemens Trial

AP | Posted 06.23.2012 | Sports

BY FREDERIC J. FROMMER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- The parties in the Roger Clemens perjury trial Monday settled on 12 jurors and four alte...

Jury Selection Heads To Extra Innings in Clemens Case

AP | Posted 06.18.2012 | Sports

By Joseph White, The Associated Press WASHINGTON -- The ability to "misremember" made its inevitable first appearance at the perjury retrial of Rog...

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Len Berman | Posted 06.17.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Roger Clemens is certainly guilty in the court of public opinion. Can't they just issue him a fine or make him go stand in the corner? It would save a lot of time and effort, not to mention money.

Round 2: Key Details Of Clemens' Second Trial

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.16.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON — Roger Clemens' second perjury trial began Monday, following a mistrial in the first case when prosecutors showed inadmissible evide...

Clemens Asks Judge To Punish Prosecutors

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 10.26.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Former major league pitching star Roger Clemens is asking a judge to punish prosecutors for their "egregious error" in his perjury trial...

Will Roger Clemens Go To Trial Again?

AP | By NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 09.24.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Baseball star Roger Clemens' battle against perjury charges likely is far from over and probably will be the subject of a second trial, ...

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Len Berman | Posted 09.14.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Roger Clemens just dodged a high hard one. The judge declaring a mistrial in his perjury case. Way to go, government. The judge warned you not to show jurors certain evidence, but you showed it anyway.